Iranian official: Iran's religious leader will always be defender of Azerbaijani people and state
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 5
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman, Head of Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), was quoted during a recent press conference as saying that, as far as he knows, “the religious leader of Iran has always been and always will be the defender of the Azerbaijani people and state”, Trend reports referring to the website of the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO).
According to Torkaman, the religious leader of Iran has always shown kindness to the people of Azerbaijan, and there has been no change in his opinion.
Torkaman added that lately, due to a misunderstanding, concerns arose among the dear people of Azerbaijan.
"Unfortunately, this concern has caused suspicion about the change of the strategy of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the people and the state of Azerbaijan," he said.
Stressing the further expansion of relations between the two countries, Ebrahimi Torkaman added that Iran has 15 neighboring countries and Azerbaijan is one of the most important countries in the region.